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North Stratfield School
190 Putting Green Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825

North Stratfield School, built in 1964, is the largest of the town's older public elementary schools, with aMore bricks-and-mortar capacity of 462 students.

North Stratfield School's 477 students (March 2010 figure) attend class in 26 permanent classrooms. The school's enrollment was projected on Nov. 30, 2009 to peak at 484 students in 2011-12 and to drop to 446 students in 2014-15.

Students who graduate from North Stratfield School attend Fairfield Woods Middle School.

North Stratfield School's principal is Deborah K. Jackson.

Hillel Academy
1571 Stratfield Rd, Fairfield, CT 06825

Hillel Academy, established in 1958, is designed to integrate academic, extra-curricular and Jewish learning forMore children from nursery-school age through eighth grade.

Hillel Academy, located on 4.6 acres on Stratfield Road, is a modern Orthodox school open to all streams of Judaism, with a large percentage of students from homes that are Conservative, Reform or unaffiliated.

The school is on the same property as Congregation Ahavath Achim, the only orthodox synagogue in Fairfield, and students attend Hillel Academy from as far north as New Haven and as far south as Yonkers, N.Y.

Mom's Club of Fairfield North/Easton CT
339 Jackman Ave, Fairfield, CT 06825

The Moms Club of Fairfield North/Easton CT - one of three Moms Clubs in Fairfield - was established in 2004 as aMore support group for stay-at-home moms and children living in the Easton school district and, in Fairfield, in the Stratfield and North Stratfield school districts.

The Moms Club of Fairfield North/Easton CT is a chapter of the International Moms Club (Moms Offering Moms Support,) which is a non-profit, non-denominational organization for stay-at-home mothers and their children.

The Moms Club of Fairfield North/Easton CT offers weekly activities for stay-at-home moms and their children that include trips to parks; field trips to museums and zoos; arts and crafts activities; story times; play groups; strawberry, blueberry, apple and pumpkin picking; picnics; tours of fire and police departments; and breakfast and lunch dates.

The club is also involved in community outreach and it has collected and donated food and toys during the holidays, donated clothing and books, read to children at a local elementary school and raised money for national and international charities.

Safe Parks and Recreation for Kids
75 Mill Plain Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824

Safe Parks and Recreation for Kids, established in 1994, is a non-profit organization dedicated to renovating andMore rebuilding playground and recreational facilities in Fairfield neighborhoods.

SPARK says volunteers from each project's neighborhood take responsibility for the bulk of fundraising and equipment installation.

SPARK cites as its accomplishments renovation and construction projects in Lincoln Park, Highwood Park, Owen Fish Park, Melville Park, Rugby Park, Gould Manor Park and the Ash Creek Open Space. The group also installed a popular sprinkler park and shade pavilion at Lake Mohegan and was a major contributor to construction of The Sandcastle, a wooden playground in Henry Rowland Park next to Jennings Beach.

SPARK says recent grants supported the installation of bleachers at Tomlinson Middle School; two picnic tables in Tunxis Hill Park for Fairfield National Little League; a garden greenhouse at Hillel Academy of Fairfield; a climbing wall at Riverfield School; an organic vegetable garden and fencing at Sherman School; and dance facilities at Roger Ludlowe Middle School.

SPARK says it also contributed funds to playgrounds at the Early Childhood Center and the following elementary schools: Jennings, Sherman, McKinley, Riverfield, Stratfield, North Stratfield, Holland Hill and Osborn Hill.

SPARK is seeking new volunteers. For information, call Brian Nerreau at 203-256-8915.

SPARK lists its mailing address as P.O. Box 1358, Fairfield, CT 06825. The address listed here is for the town's Parks and Recreation Department, which works with SPARK on projects.